Marriage Certificate: Punjab
Tehsildar, and in his absence the Naib Tehsildar of the concerned Tehsil, acts
as the Registrar for registration under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955.
party to a Hindu Marriage which has been solemnised, or the guardian of such a
party, may apply for registration of the marriage to the Registrar of the local
area in which the applicant resides.
by Step Procedure
- When an
application for the registration of a Hindu Marriage is presented before
the Registrar by a party, the Registrar shall, except when both the
parties to the marriage and their guardians appear before him personally
and are identified to his satisfaction, give notice to the other party by
registered post and make such enquiries of a summary character as he
thinks fit regarding the marriage.
- On being
satisfied about the fact of the marriage, the Registrar shall register the
marriage and enter the particulars thereof, as given in the application
for registration, in the Hindu Marriage register.
List of Documents
- Application form
- Fee Receipt/Copy
of Challan if paid in Treasury
- Copy of the
Ration Card or proof of residence
details mentioned in the form are verified from the proofs of marriage like
Marriage Card, Photographs, Ration Card and written statements taken from the
parents/ guardians of both parties and the Lambardar.
Marriage Certificate is issued to the applicant in 30 days.
Registrar ( Birth and Death) of the concerned area
person aggrieved by an order refusing to register a marriage may, within 30
days from the date of the order, appeal to the Deputy Commissioner of the
age of the female should not be less than 18 years and that of the male should
not be less than 21 years.
male can apply for registration of marriage to the registrar of the area in
which he resides. Similarly a female can also apply for registration of
marriage to the registrar of the area in which she resides, i.e., a marriage
can be registered either at the bride's place or at the bridegroom's place.